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Latest news from the Quality and innovation in service provision research specialism at the Health Services Management Centre.

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Health and social care integration: The Emperor's new clothes

Description
HSMC's Robin Miller will be delivering a social work seminar on health and social care integration.
Date:
Tuesday 22nd March 2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

A new fast-track discharge fund: The solution to delayed discharge?

Description
ResPublica launched Care After Cure: Creating a Fast Track Pathway from Hospitals to Homes on 1 March. In the report they outline the increasing strain the NHS is under, particularly its acute hospitals.
Date:
Tuesday 15th March 2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

What about us - reversing the trend of the chronically under-researched role of the GP receptionist

Description
Imagine we're playing a game of word association and I said the words GP receptionist – what words would spring into mind - and I want you to be honest! …Dragon behind the desk? Caring? Unhelpful? Contentious? Unfriendly? Trustworthy? Obstructive? Helpful? Jobsworth? Hardworking?
Date:
Tuesday 8th March 2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Protecting people in an integrated world

Description
The School of Social Policy's Jon Glasby has been invited to address the WithScotland 2015 conference. Speaking alongside the Scottish Minister for Public Health, Police Scotland and colleagues from Social Work Scotland, Jon explored the evidence base around what works and what doesn't work in inter-agency settings.
Date:
Wednesday 25th November 2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

An adult social care compendium of approaches and tools for organisational change

Description
The Health Services Management Centre and Middlesex University London have published a compendium of approaches and tools for organisational change within adult social care.
Date:
Tuesday 12th May 2015
Categories:
Social Sciences

Individual Service Funds

Description
HSMC hosts a successful national event exploring the potential of Individual Service Funds in health and social care.
Date:
Tuesday 24th March 2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Launch of resources to support the right to be heard for people detained under the Mental Health Act

Description
The Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE), together with the University of Central Lancashire and support from Health Services Management Centre (HSMC) , have launched a suite of resources to ensure that people detained under the Mental Health Act have access to Independent Mental Health Advocate (IMHA) services.
Date:
Monday 23rd March 2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Healthcare reform, quality and safety

Description
New book offers a global perspective on healthcare reform and its relationship with efforts to improve quality and safety.
Date:
Thursday 5th March 2015
Categories:
Social Sciences

Phronesis and the medical community

Description
HSMC has been awarded £820,000 by AHRC (Arts and Humanities Research Council) for a project designed to explore the ethical dimension of good decision making in the context of medical leadership in order to improve patient care and experience.
Date:
Wednesday 4th March 2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Whose health and social care? The future

Description
Moseley and Kings Heath Labour Party supported by Unite, the Union, brought together around 100 local people and community activists with a panel of experts, including HSMC's Professor Jon Glasby, to discuss what we should do next to improve our NHS, locally and nationally.
Date:
Thursday 26th February 2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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